‘It is an utterly false promise’ - Nphet rejects zero-Covid strategy as ‘impractical and risky’

Opposition members support strategy which health officials say offers ‘false promises’

Public health officials have rejected as impractical and risky the "zero-Covid" strategy increasingly advocated by Opposition politicians. Video: RTÉ

Public health officials have rejected as impractical and risky the “zero-Covid” strategy increasingly advocated by Opposition politicians.

In unusually forthright criticism, senior members of the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) accused proponents of the strategy of making “false promises” that an end to lockdown can be achieved soon through virus elimination.

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